--- In phoNet@y..., "Wordingham, Richard" <richard.wordingham@m...>
> (a) Change of /y/ to /?/ (palatal nasal) in the development of Lao
> Proto-Tai (whereas Siamese shows the opposite change /?/ to /y/),
and both
> simplified /?y/ to plain /y/). (My source is Fang-Kuei
Li's 'Handbook of
> Comparative Tai'.)

The TITUS Cyberbit Basic phonetic symbols may all have come out
as '?'. /?/ is the palatal nasal. The '?' in complex symbols
(e.g. /?y/) *is* to be read as a glottal stop. My e-mailed copy of
the posting does not have this problem, but the archive copy does.

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